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News

Regional
Aljazeera-Provides daily updated news from the region.
Albawaba-Leading Portal (English-Arabic)
Ain Al Yaqeen-Weekly Arab Political Magazine.
AL Monitor-Provides in-depth coverage of Mideast News.
Arabic Media Internet Network (AMIN)-Provides daily news & analysis in Arabic and English.
Arabia Online-Leading Portal in English and Arabic.(AFP News)
Arabic News (Internet Publication)-Daily political, business and regional news
and coverage by country.
Arab World News-AP & Reuters Headlines.
Arab World News (Worldnews Network)-Aggregation of the news from a variety of sources.
Arabies Trends-The International newsmagazine on Arab affairs published from France (English)
Financial Times: Middle East & Africa-Posts breaking news and political analysis.
Middle East Daily (WN)-Aggregation of the News.
The Middle East Media Research Institute-Provides a diverse selection of political and social articles. Includes translations of Arabic, Hebrew and Persian media.
Middle East Newsline-Focus on Defense Issues and features strategic profiles
of countries in the region.
Middle East Online (English-Arabic)
Muftah-Features news and and analysis pertaining to Mena and Southwest Asia (English)
Online NewsHour: Middle East-Comprehensive coverage of the Middle East. Watch and listen to recorded programs on this site.
RFE/RL Newsline: Southwestern Asia And The Middle-Provides breaking news and anylsis.
USINFO: MENA-Reports about the US policies in the Middle East and North Africa.
Your Middle East-Digital media about the Middle East and North Africa.
Middle East Outlook Weather

News Links
Links to Arabic papers around the globe.This index is catagorized by country only.
All Newspapers
Arab World News & Media Database

Links to Media in Arabic
Newspapers in Arabic

International Media
ABC News International
AP Headlines (CBS)
BBC News: Middle East
CNN
The Independent: Middle East
Middle East (The Guardian)
The Guardian: Middle East Archives
Middle East Affairs Information Center
MSNBC Middle East
News Feeds
NPR MidEast Coverage
NY Times: Middle East
Time Europe: Middle East
Washington Post Middle East
U.S. Report On The Middle East
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Yahoo News: Middle East

Radio
BBC (Arabic)
Middle East Radio Index
Internet Radio Index

TV
Alhurra (US-Sponsored Satellite TV)
IRIB TV Home Page
CH 1
CH 2
Iran News
IRIB Live
Iraq TV
Palestine TV (Gaza)
AL Jazeera)
AL Jazeera live Feed
Saudi TV
Turkish Media
ATV (Turkey)
Bayraktv (Turkey)
Kanal D (Turkey)
NTV (Turkey)
Show TV (Turkey)
TGRT (Turkey)
Art-tv (Satellite)
MBC (Satellite)
Middle East TV Index
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Countries

Bahrain
CIA Fact Book: Bahrain
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Bahrain - CIA
Political Resources: Bahrain
Political Leaders: Bahrain
Constitution (ICL-English)
Bahrain: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Bahrain: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Bahrain Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Bahrain: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Bahrain: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Bahrain: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Bahrain: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - Bahrain Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Bahrain
Bahrain: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Bahrain (BBC)
Timeline: Bahrain (BBC)
Bahrain (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Bahrain Maps (UT)
Bahrain: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Bahrain: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Bahrain
Bahrain : World Audit
Bahrain - Amnesty International
Bahrain - HRW
Bahrain: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011
Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy (CRS 2013)

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Bahrain Media
Gulf Daily News
Bahrain News Agency
Bahrain This Month
Bahrain Tribune
Voice of Bahrain

Bahrain-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Middle East Online
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Bahrain
DMOZ-Bahrain

Bahrain Business & Economy

Bahrain Sites
Bahrain Government
Bahrain Ministry of Information
Bahrain Tourism
Bahrain: Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Cyprus
CIA Fact Book: Cyprus
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Cyprus - CIA
Political Resources: Cyprus
Political Leaders: Cyprus
Constitution (ICL-English)
Cyprus: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Cyprus: Law Library of Congress
Cyprus: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Cyprus Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Cyprus: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Cyprus: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Cyprus: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Cyprus Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Cyprus: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
Cyprus: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
EU & Cyprus (European Union)
Japan - Cyprus Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Cyprus: Encyclopedia Britannica
Cyprus (Shaded Relief) 1980 (173K) - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT)
Cyprus: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Cyprus: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Cyprus
Country profile: Cyprus (BBC)
Timeline: Cyprus (BBC)
Cyprus: World Audit
Cyprus - Amnesty International
Cyprus - HRW
Cyprus: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNSATS
WHO

Cyprus Business & Economy

Cyprus Media
Cypria
Cyprus Mail
Cyprus News Agency
Cyprus News
Cyprus Mail
Cyprus Weekly
News 24

Cyprus-Foreign Media
Albawaba
The Guardian Special Report: Cyprus
NewsNow
One World
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Cyprus

Cyprus Sites
Cyprus Home Page
Republic of Cyprus
University of Cyprus
DMOZ-Cyprus

Egypt
CIA Fact Book: Egypt
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Egypt - CIA
Political Resources: Egypt
Political Leaders: Egypt
Constitution Info (ICL-English)
Egypt: A Country Study (U.S. Library of Congress)
Egypt: Law Library of Congress
Egypt: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Egypt Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Egypt: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
Egypt: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Egypt: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Egypt Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Egypt: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Egypt (European Union)
Japan - Egypt Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: Egypt (Economist)
Egypt: Encyclopedia Britannica
Egypt: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country Profile: Egypt (BBC)
Timeline - Egypt (BBC)
Egypt: International Finance Corporation
Egypt (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Egypt Maps (UT)
Egypt: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Egypt: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Egypt
Egypt Special Weapons (Global Security)
Egypt: World Audit
Egypt - Amnesty International
Egypt - HRW
Egypt: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Egypt Business & Economy

Egypt Media
Al-Ahram Weekly
Arab AmbassadorBi-weekly Online Magazine
Aswat Masriya (Egypt)
The Cairo Times
Egypt Today
Middle East News Agency

Egypt-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
All Africa
All Africa Newswire
Egypt Daily
Middle East Online
NewsNow
OneWorld
Pan African Press
Washington Post
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Egypt Sites
Egypt Info. Highway (IDSC Online)
Egypt State Information Service
The Egyptian Tourism Ministry Governement Resource
Egypt: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Egypt

Iran
Iran Reference
CIA Fact Book: Iran
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Iran - CIA
Political Resources: Iran
Political Leaders: Iran
Constitution (ICL-English)
Iran: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Iran: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Iran Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Iran: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Iran: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Iran: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Iran Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Iran: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Iran (European Union)
Japan - Iran Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: Iran (Economist)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Iran
Iran: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Iran (BBC)
Timeline: Iran (BBC)
Iran History
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Iran Maps (UT)
Iran: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Iran: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Iran
Iran Special Weapons (Global Security)
Iran: World Audit
Iran - Amnesty International
Iran - HRW
Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011

UN Reports

Iran Index

Iran Business & Economy
Iran: International Finance Corporation
Central Bank of Iran
Iran Business Resources

Iran Media
Iranian Newspapers
IRIB News
IRNA
Tehran Times
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Iran-Foreign Media
Iran Media-English
The Guardian Special Report: Iran
News Feeds
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo Full Coverage
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos
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Iraq
CIA Fact Book: Iraq
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Iraq - CIA
Coalition Provisional Authority: Iraq
Political Resources: Iraq
Political Leaders: Iraq
Constitution (ICL-English)
Iraq: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Iraq: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Iraq Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Iraq: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Iraq: FPC Resources (U.S. Department of State)
Iraq: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Iraq: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Iraq: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Iraq (European Union)
Japan - Iraq Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: (Economist)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Iraq
Iraq: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Iraq (BBC)
Timeline: Iraq (BBC)
British Relations with Iraq (BBC)
Who's who in Iraq (BBC)
Iraq (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Iraq Maps (UT)
Iraq: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Iraq: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Iraq
Iraq Special Weapons (Global Security)
IAEA and Iraq
Iraq Resources (CEIP)
Iraq: Center for Stratgegic and International Studies
Eye on Iraq: Center for Defense Information
Iraq: Council on Foreign Relations
Iraqgate: Saddam Hussein, U.S. Policy and the Prelude to the Persian Gulf War, 1980-1994 (DNSA)
Iraq: ReliefWeb
UN Security Council resolutions relating to Iraq
Iraq: World Audit
Iraq - Amnesty International
Iraq - HRW
Iraq: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UN Iraq
UNICEF
UNESCO
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Iraq
Azzaman
Baghdad
Iraq Net
Iraqi Pages
National Iraqi News Agency (NINA)

Iraq-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Baghdad Butlletin
Guide to the Iraqi media (BBC)
Iraq in Depth (BBC)
The Guardian Special Report: Iraq
Institute for War and Peace Reporting: Iraq
Le Monde diplomatique: Focus on Iraq
Le Monde diplomatique: Iraq Cahier
Middle East Online
NewsNow
News Trove
NPR
Online NewsHour: Iraq
One World
RFE/RL Iraq Report
RFE/RL: Iraq
Reporters sans frontières: Iraqi
Washington Post
Yahoo Full Coverage
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Iraq Business & Economy

Iraq Sites
Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations
Pictures from Iraq (Suhaib Mohammed)
Iraq History
Abzu Regional Index: Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia Virtual Classroom
Iraq: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Iraq

Israel
CIA Fact Book: Israel
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Israel - CIA
Political Resources: Israel
Political Leaders: Israel
Constitution (ICL-English)
Israel: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Israel: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Israel Relations (U.S. Department of State
Israel: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State
Israel: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Israel: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Israel Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Israel: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
Israel : Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
EU's Relations with Israel (European Union)
Japan - Israel Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: Israel (Economist)
Israel: Encyclopedia Britannica
Country profile: Israel and Palestinian autonomous areas (BBC)
Israel Timeline (BBC)
Israel & the Palestinians (BBC)
Israel (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Israel Maps (UT)
Israel: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Israel: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Israel
Legal System (LLRX)
Israel Special Weapons (Global Security)
Israel: World Audit
Israel/Occupied Territories - Amnesty International
Israel & Palestinan Authority Territories - HRW
Israel and the occupied territories: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNSATS
WHO

Israel Business & Economy

Israel News
Arutz Sheva
The Jerusalem Post
Haaretz (Israel)
Debkafile-Israeli Internet publication
Globes
Israel Insider

Israel - Foreign Media
The Guardian Special Report: Israel & Middle East
Israel Daily
NewsNow
Nabou
News Trove
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo Full Coverage
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Israel Sites
Bank of Israel
Government Gateway
Inter Art Israel
Israel.com (General Info)
Israel Foreign Ministry, Information Division
Israelimages.com
Israel Art Guide
The Jewish Virtual Library
The Knesset (Parliament)
Maven (Directory with Extensive Links)
Nu?! The Jewish Portal
WorldRover Guide: Israel
Israel: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Israel

Jordan
CIA Fact Book: Jordan
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Jordan - CIA
Political Resources: Jordan
Political Leaders: Jordan
Jordan: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Jordan: Law Library of Congress
Jordan: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Jordan Relations (U.S. Department of State
Jordan: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State
Constitution (Jordanian Government)
Jordan: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Jordan: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Jordan Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères - France)
Jordan: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Jordan (European Union)
Japan - Jordan Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Jordan: Encyclopedia Britannica
Jordan: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Jordan (BBC)
Timeline: Jordan (BBC)
Jordan: International Finance Corporation
Jordan (MEDEA)
Jordan (Political) 1991 - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT)
Jordan (Shaded Relief) - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT)
[Jordan] Amman, Jordan Region From "West Bank and Vicinity" - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (UT)
Jordan: Flag - National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Jordan: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Jordan
Jordan : World Audit
Jordan - Amnesty International
Jordan - HRW
Jordan: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Jordan Business & Economy

Jordan Media
Al Bawaba
Jordan Daily
The Jordan Times
The Star
Jordan Radio & TV

Jordan-Foreign Media
Middle East Online
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Jordan
Jordan News Photos

Jordan Sites
Jordanian National Information (Official)
Virtual Tour of Jordan
Jordan - The Ancient, Holy Land
Jordan's Yellow Pages
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Jordan

Kurdish Sites

Kuwait
CIA Fact Book: Kuwait
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Kuwait - CIA
Political Leaders: Kuwait
Political Resources: Kuwait
Constitution (ICL-English)
Kuwait: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Kuwait: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Kuwait Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Kuwait: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Kuwait: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Kuwait: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Kuwait Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Kuwait: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - Kuwait Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Kuwait
Kuwait: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Kuwait (BBC)
Kuwait (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Maps (UT)
Kuwait: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Kuwait: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Kuwait
Kuwait : World Audit
Kuwait - Amnesty International
Kuwait - HRW
Kuwait: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UNESCO
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Kuwait Media
Al Bawaba
KUNA (Kuwait News Agency)

Kuwait-Foreign Media
Kuwait Daily
Middle East Online
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Kuwait

Kuwait Business & Economy

Kuwait Sites
Kuwait: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Kuwait

Lebanon
CIA Fact Book: Lebanon
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Lebanon - CIA
Political Resources: Lebanon
Political Leaders: Lebanon
Constitution (ICL-English)
Lebanon: A Country Study - U.S. Library of Congress
Lebanon: Law Library of Congress
US-Lebanon Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Lebanon: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
Lebanon: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Lebanon: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Lebanon Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères - France)
Lebanon: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Lebanon (European Union)
Japan - Lebanon Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Lebanon: Encyclopedia Britannica
Lebanon: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Lebanon (BBC)
Timeline: Lebanon (BBC)
Profile of Lebanese Hezbollah
Lebanon: International Finance Corporation
Lebanon (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Lebanon Maps (UT)
Lebanon: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Lebanon: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Lebanon
Lebanon: World Audit
Lebanon - Amnesty International
Lebanon - HRW
Lebanon: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Lebanon Business & Economy

Lebanon Media
The Daily Star
La Revue du Liban (French)
Monday Morning
Terranet-AFP News

Lebanon-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Beirut Times
Lebanon News
Middle East Online
OneWorld
Washington Post
AFP/Yahoo News Search
Yahoo News Photos
Lebanon
Lebanon Guide)
Lebanon Atlas
Lebanon Art Net
Al Mashriq-Extensive Information about Lebanon and Middle East
Lebanon Links
Lebanon: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
Google-Lebanon

Oman
CIA Fact Book: Oman
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Oman - CIA
Political Resources: Oman
Political Leaders: Oman
Constitution (ICL-English)
Oman: A Country Study - U.S. Library of Congress
Oman: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Oman Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Oman: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Oman: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Oman: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Oman: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - Oman Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Oman
Oman: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Oman (BBC)
Oman (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection:Oman Maps (UT)
Oman: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Oman: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Oman
Oman: World Audit
Oman - Amnesty International
Oman - HRW
Oman: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNESCO
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Oman Media
Oman News Agency
Oman Observer
The Times of Oman

Oman-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Middle East Online
Oman Globe
Oman Info
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Oman

Oman Business & Economy

Oman Sites
Explore Oman Online
Oman Info Center
Oman Studies Centre
Images of Oman
Oman Directory
Oman: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Oman

Palestine
CIA Fact Book: Gaza Strip
CIA Fact Book: West Bank
Political Resources: Palestine
Political Leaders: Palestinian National Authority
Occupied Territories, West Bank, and Gaza : Law Library of Congress
West Bank and Gaza Strip: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Palestinian territories: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
Japan - Palestinian relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Palestine: Encyclopedia Britannica
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Gaza and West Bank Maps (UT)
Palestine: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Palestine: National AnthemFree Palestine
Ethnologue: Languages of Palestine
Palestine (MEDEA)
Palestinian Authority - Amnesty International

Palestine Business & Economy

Palestine
Palestine Chronicle
Palestine News Agency
Palestine Times Monthly
Arabic Media Internet Network (AMIN)- News from a Palestinian Viewpoint
Palestinian National Authority (Official Website)

Palestine-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Gaza News
Middle East Online
Palestine Daily
Washington Post (Gaza Strip West Bank)

Palestine Sites
Palestine Net
West Bank & Gaza (IFC Org.)
The Palestinian Development Gateway
Birzeit University
Palestine: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Palestinan Territory

Qatar
CIA Fact Book: Qatar
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Qatar - CIA
Political Resources: Qatar
Political Leaders: Qatar
Constitution Info (ICL-English)
Qatar: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Qatar: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Qatar Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Qatar: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Qatar: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Qatar: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Qatar Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Qatar: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - Qatar Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Qatar
Qatar: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Qatar (BBC)
Qatar (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection:Qatar Maps (UT)
Qatar: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Qatar: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Qatar
Qatar: World Audit
Qatar - Amnesty International
Qatar - HRW
Qatar: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNESCO
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Qatar Media
Qatar News Agency
Gulf Times
The Peninsula

Qatar-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Middle East Online
One World
Qatar Globe
Washington Post
Yahoo News: Qatar

Qatar Business & Economy

Qatar Sites
Qatar Info
Lonely Planet
Qatar: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Qatar

Saudi Arabia
CIA Fact Book: Saudi Arabia
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of of Saudi Arabia - CIA
Political Resources: Saudi Arabia
Political Leaders: Saudi Arabia
Constitution (ICL-English)
Saudi Arabia: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Saudi Arabia: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Saudi Arabia Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Saudi Arabia: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Saudi Arabia: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Saudi Arabia: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Saudi Arabia Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Saudi Arabia: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - Saudi Arabia Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: Saudi Arabia (Economist)
Encyclopedia Britannica: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Saudi Arabia (BBC)
Timeline: Saudi Arabia (BBC)
Saudi Arabia (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Saudi Arabia Map (UT)
Saudi Arabia-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Saudi Arabia: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia: World Audit
Saudi Arabia - Amnesty International
Saudi Arabia - HRW
Saudi Arabia: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UNESCO
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Saudi Arabia Media
Arab News - Saudi Arabia's English Daily
Riyadh Daily
Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia-Foreign Media
Ain Al Yaqeen
Al Bawaba
The Guardian Special Report: Saudi Arabia
Middle East Online
NewsNow
News Trove
OneWorld
Saudi Times
Washington Post
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Saudi Business & Economy

Saudi Arabia Sites
Saudi Embassy
Saudi Arabia: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Saudi Arabia

Syria
CIA Fact Book: Syria
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Syria - CIA
Political Resources: Syria
Political Leaders: Syria
Constitution (ICL-English)
Syria: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Syria: Law Library of Congress
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
US-Syria Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Syria: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Syria: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Syria: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Syria Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Syria: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Syria (European Union)
Japan - Syria Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Syria: Encyclopedia Britannica
Syria: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Syria (BBC)
Timeline: Syria (BBC)
Syria: International Finance Corporation
Syria (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Syria Maps (UT)
Syria: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Syria: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Syria
Syria: World Audit
Syria - Amnesty International
Syria - HRW
Syria: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Syria Business & Economy

Syria Media
SANA (Syrian News Agency)
Syria Report
Syria Times

Syria-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Middle East Online
NewsNow
OneWorld
Syria Daily
The Syria Report
Washington Post
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Syria Sites
Syria Gate (Syrian Web Sites)
Syria Travel Info
Syria: Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Turkey
CIA Fact Book: Turkey
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Turkey - CIA
Political Resources: Turkey
Political Leaders: Turkey
Constitution Info (ICL-English)
Turkey: A Country Study-U.S. Library of Congress
Turkey: Law Library of Congress
Turkey: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Turkey Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Turkey: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Turkey: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Turkey: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Turkey Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
Turkey: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU Relations with Turkey (European Union)
Japan - Turkey Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Country Briefing: Turkey (Economist)
Turkey: Encyclopedia Britannica
Turkey: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Turkey (BBC)
Timeline - Turkey (BBC)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Turkey Maps (UT)
Turkey: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Turkey: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Turkey
Turkey: World Audit
Turkey - Amnesty International
Turkey - HRW
Turkey: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UN Turkey
UNICEF
UN FAO
UN Human Development Reports
UNEP
UNESCO
UNSATS
WHO

Turkey Business & Economy

Turkey Media
Anadolu News Agency
Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish News Network
Turkish Press
Zaman Daily Newspaper

Turkey-Foreign Media
NewsNow
NTV/MSNBC
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo News
Yahoo News Photos

Turkey Sites
Office of The President
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Republic of Turkey (Turkish Embassy Washington D.C.)
National Statistical Institute
Turkey: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Turkey

UAE
CIA Fact Book: UAE
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of UAE - CIA
Political Resources: UAE
Political Leaders: UAE
UAE Political System
UAE: A Country Study - U.S. Library of Congress
UAE: Law Library of Congress
US-UAE Relations (U.S. Department of State)
UAE: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
UAE: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
UAE: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
UAE Country Files (Le ministère des Affaires étrangères-France)
UAE: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (European Union)
Japan - UAE Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
UAE: Encyclopedia Britannica
UAE: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: United Arab Emirates (BBC)
Timeline: United Arab Emirates (BBC)
UAE (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: UAE Maps (UT)
UAE: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
UAE: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of UAE
UAE: World Audit
UAE - Amnesty International
UAE - HRW
UAE: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

UAE Media
Emirates News Agency
Gulf News
The Khaleej Times

UAE-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
Gulf Today
Middle East Online
One World
Washington Post
Yahoo News: UAE

UAE Business & Economy

UAE Sites
Cultural Foundation
Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research
UAE Forever
UAE Guide
UAE Interact
UAE Yellow Pages
Dubai City Guide
UAE: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-UAE

Yemen
Yemen: CIA Fact Book
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Yemen - CIA
Political Resources: Yemen
Political Leaders: Yemen
Constitution (ICL-English)
Country Web Site (U.S. Department of State)
Yemen: Country Information (U.S. Department of State)
US-Yemen Relations (U.S. Department of State)
Yemen: Country Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Yemen: Law Library of Congress
Yemen: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Yemen: Country Information (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Yemen: Country and Travel Information (Auswärtiges Amt - Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
EU's Relations with Yemen (European Union)
Japan - Yemen Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Yemen: Encyclopedia Britannica
Yemen: Country Information (Foreign & Commonwealth Office - UK)
Country profile: Yemen (BBC)
Timeline: Yemen (BBC)
Yemen: International Finance Corporation
Yemen (MEDEA)
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Yemen Maps (UT)
Yemen: Flag-National flags and ensigns currently in use.
Yemen: National Anthem
Ethnologue: Languages of Yemen
Yemen: World Audit
Yemen - Amnesty International
Yemen - HRW
Yemen: Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2011

UN
UNICEF
UNDP
UN Human Development Reports
UNESCO
UN FAO
UNEP
UNIDO
UNSATS
WHO

Yemen Business & Economy

Yemen Media
Yemen Observer
The Yemen Times
SABA (Yemen News Agency)
Yemen Daily
Yemen Gateway

Yemen-Foreign Media
Al Bawaba
The Guardian Special Report: Yemen
Middle East Online
OneWorld
Washington Post
Yahoo
Yahoo News
Yemen News Photos

Yemen Sites
AdmiNet - Yemen
Yemen: Encyclopaedia of the Orient
DMOZ-Yemen

Additional Resources

Country Reports
Country Watch
GlobalEdge - Asia/Middle East
Reuters AlertNet
SESRTCIC (Statistics)
USCR Country Reports
World Gazeteer
WorldSwitch

UN Country Profiles & Reports
FAO Country Profiles
ReliefWeb
Sustainable Development
Environmental Network (UNEP)
Industrial Development (UNIDO)
UNODC
World Hunger: Middle East (WFP)

Guides & Directories
Country Information - Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs-by U.S. Department of State.
Al-Bab: Arab Gateway-Directory & reference for general information about the Arab world.
Al Bawaba (The Gateway)-Directory and Portal to the Middle East.
Middle East Directory-Guide to Middle East Web Sites.
Arab Sites-Directory of Arab related sites.
Fanoos-Search engine for the Arab web.
Middle East Information Network-Provides links to resources and articles about the Middle East.
Middle East Search Engines
MSN Arabia-Arab countries portal and directory.
Middle East-DMOZ
Yahoo Middle East


Flags & Maps
UN Middle East Map
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Persian Gulf Region
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Strait of Hormuz
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Middle East Maps
National Geographic - Middle East Map
Current Seismicity for the Middle East (USGS)
Asia Minor and Middle East (USGS)
Maps of Persian Gulf
Flags of the World
Middle East Flags
National Anthems
Satellite Images of the Persian Gulf Region


Education & Health
Complete list of Educational Institutions in the Middle East
Middle East Health
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Middle East Public Health
AIDS Regional Update: Middle East and North Africa

Arts & Entertainment
Arab Foundation for Images
ArteEast
Islamic Art
Islamic Arts and Architecture
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Islamic Art
Ministry of Culture, Republic of Turkey
Les Arts Turcs
Middle East Photo Archive (University of Chicago Library)
ABZU: Guide to Resources for the Study of the Ancient Near East
Oriental Institute Home Page (University. of Chicago)
The Arabic Music Network
6arab-Arabic Music Site
Turkish Music and Voice Library
ArabianEye

Cuisine
Food and Recipes (Levant Cultural Multimedia Server)
Iranian & Persian Recipes (largest collection)
Middle Eastern Recipe Links
Persian Recipes
Turkish Cuisine

History & National Heritage
History of the Persian Empire
The Parthian Empire
Resources for Near Eastern Archaeology
Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies (Articles & Essays)
The History of the Ancient Near East
Iranians, the pioneers of navigation in Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf and its Name
Persian Sea (Persian Gulf) in Avesta, Pahlavi Texts and Shâhnâmeh
The Name "Persian Gulf" and The Biology Crisis in Iran
In Search of Ancient Seafarers in the Persian Gulf
Middle East History Data Base
Mesopotamia (BBC History)
Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
Middle East Since 1914
BBC News | MIDEAST PEACE PROCESS | History of Middle East
Middle East Documents and Background
MidEastWeb - Historical Documents
Ottoman Empire and Turkey in the NYT 1850-1938
Ottoman Souvenir
The Ottoman Sultans & Successors
The Persian Gulf War
Background to War (US Army)
The Gulf War (PBS Frontline)
UNESCO World Heritage Site (Alphabetical)
UNESCO World Heritage Site (Arab States)

Iran & Iraq War
The Iran Iraq War (LOC)
The Onset of Iran-Iraq War (US Army)
The United States and Iran-Iraq War
Chemical Warfare in the Iraq-Iran War
Images from the Iran-Iraq War
Images from the Iran-Iraq War
War Reconstructed Zones Office (Iran)

Transnational Issues
The Strait of Hormuz: Potential for Conflict - ICE Case Study (American University)
AbuMusa: Island Dispute Between Iran and the UAE
Persian Gulf and Iran's Sovereignty over the Tunbs and Abu Musa Islands in Historical Documents - Part I (Iran Daily)
Iran: Islands Dispute Unlikely To Disrupt Improving UAE Ties (RFE/RL)
Maritime Boundaries in the Persian Gulf: the case of Tunb and Abu Musa Islands
EU's interference in the Island Dispute Between Iran and the UAE
Abu Musa
Mishmâhig Island (Bahrain); "How Was Separated from Iran?"
The Bahrain-Qatar Border Dispute: The World Court Decision, Part I
The Bahrain-Qatar Border Dispute: The World Court Decision: Part 2

Language
Ethnologue: Languages of the World
Babel: Arabic online course
American Association of Teachers of Arabic
Easy Persian
Persian is Sugar
Online Turkish Language Courses and Tutorials
Free Online Language Courses

Literature

Arabic Literature & Poetry
Literatures of the Middle East (Columbia University)
Arabic Literature (Cornell University)
Journal of Arabic Literature
Arabian Nights
The Legend of Layla and Madjnun
Medieval Sourcebook: The Poets of Arabia, Selections
The Role of Women in Arabic Literature


Media Org.
IREX MENA

Persian Literature & Poetry
Forugh Farrokhzad (Official Site)
Hafez
Hedayat
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Rumi
The Shahnameh Project (Princeton)
Shamlou
Treasures of Persian Literature
More...

Society & Culture
Al-Mashriq: The Levant Cultural Multimedia Server
Al Hajj
The Arab League (Official Site)
Arab Social Sciense Research
Asian American Net
Café Arabica (The Arab-American Online Community Center
The Arabian Culture & Customs
Middle East Events-Portal covering all events, exhibitions, trade shows, concerts, conferences, seminars,
entertianment programmes and festivals in the region.
Middle East Information Center (Politics)
MiddleEastUK.com: Culture
Mideast Watch
NITLE Arab World Project
Turkish Cultural Foundation
UN report criticises Arab states - BBC (July 2, 2002)
Arab Human Development Report (UNDP)
Women in the Middle East (Columbia University)
Women in the Middle East (The Near East Collection at Yale University)


Human Rights
Amnesty Internationl News Middle East & North Africa
HRW - Middle East
Arab Association for Human Rights
Arab Human Rights Center
Foundation for Middle East Peace
U.N. Commission of Human Rights
Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report for 2010
U.S. Department of State Human Rights Country Reports
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2010
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2009
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2008
Department of State, Human Rights Report for 2007

Embassies & Missions
Bahrain Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Cyprus Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Egypt Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Iranian Interests Section in Washington, D.C.
Embassy of Iran in Ottawa
Iraqi Embassy Washington, D.C.-Information only.
Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations
Israel Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Jordan Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Embassies of Kuwait in North America
Lebanon Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations
Qatar Embassy in Washington, D.C.-Information only.
Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in London
Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Syria Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Turkey Embassy in Washington, D.C.
UAE Embassy in Ottawa
Yemen Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Electronic Embassy
Embassy World

U.S. Embassies in the Middle East
Bahrain: Embassy of the United States in Manama
Cyprus: Embassy of the United States in Nicosia
Egypt: Embassy of the United States in Cairo
Iran: Virtual Embassy
Iraq: Embassy of the United States in Baghdad
Israel: Embassy of the United States in Tel Aviv
Jordan: Embassy of the United States in Amman
Kuwait: Embassy of the United States in Safat
Oman: Embassy of the United States in Muscat
Qatar: Embassy of United States in Doha
Saudi Arabia: Embassy of the United States in Riyadh
Syria: Embassy of the United States in Damascus
Turkey: Embassy of the United States in Ankara
UAE: Embassy of the United States in Abu Dhabi
Yemen: Embassy of the United States in Sana'a
U.S. Embassies & other Diplomatic Missions

Travel Advice & Guides
Lonely Planet Middle East Guide
Fodors: Middle East
JourneyMart.com: Middle East
World Travel
World Rover
Midddle East Vacation Guide
Middle East Travel and Tourism
Travel Notes: Middle East
Atlas Cruises and Tours
Atlas Tours
Lotus Holiday
Lufhansa Middle East (Timetables)
Exchnage Rates
FXConverter (OANDA)
Foreign Languages for Travelers
National Holidays
Canadian Travel Information and Advisory: Middle East
Country Advice (UK Government)
Middle East Traveler's Health Information (U.S.)- Discusses preventive measures, recommended vaccines, precautions and much more.
Travel Health Online
Etiquette
Travel (U.S. Department of State)
Middle East Update (U.S. Department of State)

Sports
AFC Asian Football Confederation
Al Jazeera Sport
Press TV Sports-Comprehensive coverage of Iranian Sports.
Iran Sports Net (English/Persian)-Excellent Coverage of Iranian Sports. It features daily reports and audio/video content.
Iran-More....
Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)
Al-Azraq (Kuwait)
Sports-Khaleej Times (UAE)
TerraNet-Covers the Arab World Sports. (Lebanon)
UAE Football Association-Official (Some English)
UAE Cricket
UAE Equestrian Federation
Dubai Golf On-Line
More...

Most of the countries in the Middle East are members of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The West Asian countries compete with the East Asian Nations in sporting competitions. Therefore, the sites below are listed inorder to provide the readers with additional resources.

Asia
People Daily Sports (China)
Total Sports Asia
Japan Times
Jublio Iwata (Japan)
Japan National Football Team
Korean Football Associations
Thai Football



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